Casual Engineering Technologist

Requisition #: 24/113
Job #: J0524-1400
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Engineering
Positions: 1
Posting Date: May 31, 2024
Closing Date: June 16, 2024
Salary/Wage: 38.66 - 47.58/Hour
Department: Engineering
Location: 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert

Cultivate your Career

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 70,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity

The Engineering department has an exciting opportunity for a Casual Engineering Technologist to join our Development Engineering team.

Under the direction of the Engineering Development Supervisor, the Engineering Technologist will support the Development Engineering group with on-going and new development of urban infrastructure. Required to work with contractors, and consultants in the areas of third-party utility installations and On-Street Construction Permits and ensure that the infrastructure being installed adheres to the Municipal Engineering Standards, City Bylaws, Policies, Procedures, and infrastructure growth plans. Respond to verbal and written inquiries from contractors, consultants, other government agencies and the public.

The role requires excellent time management and organization skills, combined with well-developed interpersonal and communications skills. This position will draw on your ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders as well as handle stress when dealing with irate or hostile individuals, short-time lines, and high complaint volumes. The individual we seek has knowledge of applicable by-laws, municipal standards, policies, bylaws, the MGA, development processes, construction processes and safety legislation. Knowledge and understanding of infrastructure installations at grade and below. The role is well suited for someone who is confident and able to work independently on many tasks.


• A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or Civil Engineering Diploma, or related Technology program
• At least 2 years of experience in civil design and land development project management or a related field.
• Professional Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.), Professional Engineering Technologist (P. Tech), Technologist-In-Training (T.I.T) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.)
• Strong computer skills and proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite, internet applications, Adobe Pro, ArcGIS, AutoCAD and POSSE
Valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use is required including a clear drivers abstract showing fewer than 5 demerits.

Hours of Work

This is a casual position that will work approximately 36 hours per week. The incumbent will need to occasionally work outside normal office hours during construction season.


Starting at $38.66 per Hour based on qualifications and experience. This position does not include benefits.


Six-month duration with possibility of extension.

Conditions of Employment

  • The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use is required including a clear drivers abstract showing fewer than 5 demerits.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.

Application Information

  • Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
  • Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered.
  • Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary.
  • This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, at the same or lower classification level.
  • Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post. Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Do you have a valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use including a clear drivers abstract showing fewer than 5 demerits?

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.